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The Future of Work

Finding the next generation of public servants

The Great Resignation. Quiet quitting. A generational divide. Baby boomer retirements. Amidst today’s workforce challenges, how can we find — and retain — employees in public service and administration?

One of the issues facing the workforce is a lack of turnover.

“Most of the government workforce is older and more experienced, and they’ve not been replaced with the same level of people. When there are vacancies, agencies are not attracting enough good candidates in many ways,” said Josh Hawley director of the Ohio Education Research Center (OERC), a unit of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.

Meanwhile, we’re seeing a gap of employees between the more experienced generation and new hires.

Please select this link to read the full article from the John Glenn School of Public Affairs.

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